CONTRACT Night Awake Support

KW Habilitation


KW Habilitation is a local not-for-profit organization that provides a wide range of individualized services and supports to children with any special need and adults with developmental disabilities. We support individuals to live a fulfilling life which is fostered through preschool and early learning supports, respite services, residential services, community participation and employment supports. Our Vision Statement guides our work: “A community where everyone belongs and participates”

NIGHT AWAKE SUPPORT (6 MONTH CONTRACT)

LOCATION: Kitchener, ON

We are looking for an Awake Night Support to join our team and support people in their community. Specific duties for this role include: providing respectful and supportive care, promoting people’s skills and abilities, providing the opportunity and education for growth and development, honouring personal choice and informed decision-making, and implementing individualized routines plans with attainable outcomes. Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to person-centered support and the vision of KW Habilitation.

Requirements:
Post-Secondary education in a Human Services, or enrolled in a post-secondary institution and attending school.

Six months related experience (experience working/volunteering with people who have a developmental disability preferred)

Additional training and practical experience in assisting the assessment, implementation and evaluation of interventions for persons who have an intellectual disability and are experiencing emotional, behavioural and medical complexities.

Able to provide physical (e.g., lifting, transfers) and behavioural support, including crisis response, as required.

Able to implement positive behavioral approaches, work as an integral part of the team and demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills.

Able to demonstrate creative problem-solving and decision-making, initiative, resilience, and collaboration

Commitment to providing person-centered support, fostering independence, and advocating for others

The successful; candidate will have strong organizational, housekeeping/cleaning, communication skills and knowledge of KWH administration procedures an asset.

Current First Aid, NVCI, and computer skills are also essential qualifications.

Fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Schedule: Monday-Friday – 11pm-7am or midnight-8am

Start Date: ASAP

Rate of Pay: $23.86 – $26.02

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